Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

July 20, 2015 14:37 ET

End of Lockdown and Search at Edmonton Institution

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - July 20, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

The lockdown put in place at Edmonton Institution on July 14, 2015 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations.

Correctional Service Canada (CSC) is strengthening measures to prevent the entry of contraband into its institutions in order to ensure a safe and secure environment for everyone. CSC also works in partnership with the police to take action against those who attempt to have contraband brought into correctional institutions.

Visits to the institution have resumed.

Contact Information

  • Mark Otto
    Edmonton Institution
    (780) 472-4903